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05.02.2006
Temple Of Saint Dimitios ,Kimmeria Xanthi

Georgios Tsigaras
Source: C.E.T.I./R.C. Athena
© Region of Eastern Macedonia & Thrace
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THE TEMPLE:It was reconstructed in 1905, on the place of a former and smaller one which was probably built in 1835,after the 1829's destructive earthquakes .

It is a τρίκλιτη basilica with a semicircular niche and a modern loft.On the side walls there are frescos (1906),created by the hagiographer from Adrianoupolis M.Dimopoulos.

On the temple which was constructed in 1905-1906 there are 12 portable icons created in the first place in 1835 and then in 1903-1904 by the hagiographer from Adrianoupolis,M.Dimopoulos.

There is a 1893's Gospel kept in the temple.